With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many of us are taking a few extra moments to reflect on what we’re most thankful for. Some of you are thankful for friends and family, or for the delicious meal you’re about to dig into. But when was the last time you said “thank you” during your job search?
It’s easy to forget the weight this simple two letter phrase holds — especially when searching for a new position. How and when you say “thank you” can hold more power than most job seekers realize. With a million ways to express your gratitude, there isn’t an acceptable reason to miss out on saying thanks.
Forgetting your manners could present you as ungrateful, impolite, and even ruin your chances of finding a job altogether. Personalized, handwritten thank you notes aren’t a thing of the past, and there are many ways to show how thankful you are during your hunt for a new job.
This infographic from Careerleaf, an all-in-one job search platform that cuts the time to apply in half, will provide you with everything you need to know about saying thank you during your job search.